Collected Thoughts

August 2014
Wed 27  
Aug 2014
The Five Best North Korean Movies: Watch Them Free Online

13 hours ago

Wed 27  
Aug 2014
Follow Your “Why,” Not Your “What”

13 hours ago

Wed 27  
Aug 2014
Anne Truitt on Resisting the Label “Artist” and the Difference Between Doing Art and Being an Artist

13 hours ago

Wed 27  
Aug 2014
The Psychology of Our Willful Blindness and Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril

13 hours ago

Wed 27  
Aug 2014
Brian May’s Homemade Guitar, Made From Old Tables, Bike and Motorcycle Parts & More

13 hours ago

Wed 27  
Aug 2014
The “Other Operation” (crossposted at my blog)

13 hours ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Paris Through Pentax: Short Film Lets You See a Great City Through a Different Lens

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Fundamentalists Are Not Traditionalists

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Stockholm Syndrome - 41 Years Ago Today

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
How Waiting Longer for Experiences Helps Your Money Buy You Happiness

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
The World Is Squared: Episode 1 – “Switzerland, Country of Joyce”

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
The Feynman Lectures on Physics, The Most Popular Physics Book Ever Written, Now Completely Online

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Kofi Annan on Human Solidarity

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Breakfast No Longer the Most Important Meal of the Day

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Share Your Ideas While You Build Them, Not After

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
How teachers can best use TED Talks in class, from the perspective of a student

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Philosopher Alain Badiou Performs a Scene From His Play, Ahmed The Philosopher (2011)

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
To Be More Productive, Scrap the To-Do List. Try the Anti-To-Do List.

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Download Footage from Orson Welles’ Long Lost Early Film, Too Much Johnson (1938)

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
If You Want an Engaging Debate About Ideas, Stay Off Social Media, Study Warns

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Researcher Spotlight: Dr Faith Osier

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Was the Romantic Beethoven Really a “Radical Evolutionary”?

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Enhancing Your Brain May Mean Shutting Parts of It Down

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Purge Paperwork with the One Touch Rule

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
William S. Burroughs Sends Anti-Fan Letter to In Cold Blood Author Truman Capote: “You Have Sold Out Your Talent”

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Worn Stories: Playful and Poignant Tales of Clothes That Encode Life’s Most Meaningful Memories

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
How William Gibson Coined “Cyberspace”

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Pioneering Muckraker Lincoln Steffens’s Beautiful Letter of Life-Advice to His Baby Son

2 days ago

Tue 26  
Aug 2014
Those Who Resist: Philip Zimbardo on The Two Types of Heroes

2 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
"It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time" - NYC, 2010

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
How to Keep Millennials from Job-Hopping Away From Your Company

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Fellini’s Three Bank of Rome Commercials, the Last Thing He Did Behind a Camera (1992)

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Flannery O’Connor Explains the Limited Value of MFA Programs: “Competence By Itself Is Deadly”

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Melinda Gates on Giving Back

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Why Your Company Should Consider a University Partnership

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Saul Bass’ Jazzy 1962 Animation Tackles the 1626 Sale of Manhattan

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
In Most Meetings, 3 People Are Doing 70% of the Talking

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
How to Tactfully Discuss a Recent Firing During a Job Interview

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
The Most Important Prerequisite For College (and Life) Isn't Taught in High School

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
What Happens When Creative Partnerships Explode

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
99U Podcast: Jad Abumrad’s Talk on “Gut Churn”

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Why You Don't Have to Be Rational to Run Your Own Life

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Follow the Money at the University of Illinois

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Personal Trainer: Taming Unhealthy Urges Will Tame Your Diet

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Security Has Costs

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Tom Dixon: Counterculture Is Dead

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
The Psychology of Writing and the Cognitive Science of the Perfect Daily Routine

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
My Teacher Is a Monster: A Sweet Modern Fable About Seeing Through the Otherness of Others

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
A Brief History of Romantic Friendship

3 days ago

Mon 25  
Aug 2014
Rethinking the Student Loan Status Quo, with Daniel Altman

3 days ago